Welcome to the Postcard Gallery!

Each Postcard has its "back caption" beneath it.

 

Dates are listed where known, and are otherwise approximated.

 

 

Oldcrest

 
           

Circa 1891-1907 - No Caption on Reverse

 

Circa 1891-1907 - No Caption on Reverse

 

Postmarked 1909 - No Back Caption

 

Postmarked 1910 - No Back Caption

 

Postmarked 1910 - No Back Caption

 

Postmarked 1911 - No Back Caption

 

Circa 1907-1930 - No Caption on Reverse

 

Circa 1907-1930 - No Caption on Reverse

 

Circa 1907-1930 - No Caption on Reverse

 

Circa 1907-1930 - No Caption on Reverse

 

Circa 1907-1930 - No Caption on Reverse

 

Postmarked 1911 - No Caption on Reverse

 

1912 Front & Back

 

Postmarked 1912 - No Caption on Reverse

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Four-Fold Deluxe Postcard from the "World's Panama-Pacific Exposition - 1915" with Rifle Team of 1914 on left - National Champions!

Inside folds of Postcard show Hagerman Barracks and Lea Hall with Corps of Cadets in Single Rank Formation with Band on left

Postcard Contains Congratulatory Telegram from Assistant Secretary of War Henry Brekenridge

Colors and Color Guard

Band in front of Lea Hall

Cannon Detail on front of Postcard with 1915 Postmark

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Circa 1920-1930 - No Caption on Reverse

 

Circa 1920-1930 - No Caption on Reverse

 

Circa 1920-1930 - No Caption on Reverse

 

Circa 1930-1935 - No Caption on Reverse

 

Circa 1930-1944 - "This is one of the highest ranking military schools - with 500 boys from all parts of the United States. It is a Junior College."

 

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Circa 1930-1944 - "Five hundred boys from all parts of the United States live under ideal conditions during the school year in these ultra modern barracks."

 

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Circa 1930-1944 - "The Bronco is popular at the Institute. Every boy rides - for it is a cavalry school - the school annual is called the Bronco, and the "Broncos" win their share of football games."

 

Circa 1930-1944 - "With modern barracks, mess hall, gymnasium, natatorium, recreation hall, and academic buildings, this school in addition has beautiful grounds."

 

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Circa 1930-1944 - "256 - AIR VIEW, NEW MEXICO MILITARY INSTITUTE, ROSWELL, N. M. - Known as the "West Point of the West" the N. M. M. I. is a stste school with military training under the War Dept. direction, having a capacity of 560 boys. The yellow, red roofed buildings are grouped on the 75 acre tract of the post proper. Beyond, 1600 acres are used for parade and drill grounds, polo fields and cavalry maneuvers."

 

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Circa 1930-1944 - "258 - CADETS ON PARADE, NEW MEXICO MILITARY INSTITUTE, ROSWELL, N. M. - This institution is given a high rating at the War Department."

 

Circa 1930-1944 - "New Mexico Military Institute, Roswell, New Mexico, was established in 1891. It is one of the country's leading military schools, having an enrollment of 650 cadets."

 

Circa 1945-1970 - "NEW MEXICO MILITARY INSTITUTE - Roswell, N. M. - Established in 1891, it covers 1500 acres, and has 23 buildings. It has an enrollment of 650 Cadets and is one of the country's leading military schools."

 

Circa 1945-1970 - "New Mexico Military Institute, Roswell, New Mexico. Fly-over of AT-II Kansans "Wichita Wobblers", ca, 1943. The New Mexico Historic Preservation Division leads New Mexico in safeguarding our cultural heritage for the benefit of New Mexico's citizens and visitors, enhancing their appreciation and celebration of the State's diverse cultural resources."

 

Circa 1970=1990 - "NEW MEXICO MILTARY INSTITUTE - ROSWELL, NM - Cadets in review at The West's Premier Military School. internationally renowned institute where scholastic training is united with physical vigor."

 

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Circa 2000 - "NEW MEXICO MILTARY INSTITUTE ROSWELL, NM - Founded in 1891, it is one of the outstanding Military Institutes of our Nation."

 

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